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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Medical Director

Pharmaceuticals

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Manila, Arkansas, United States

Site Name: Finance Center Building
Posted Date: Jun 27 2022

Our Medical Head will be responsible for providing expert scientific capability and leadership while managing a broad range of Medical Affairs activities associated with his or her assigned products and within the Vaccines therapy area.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

Job Purpose

  • To provide strategic support to the management team for vaccine business

  • Develops and maintains a high level of technical expertise in relation to vaccines / immunization

  • To ensure vaccine-related medical governance in support of the Medical Governance Officer

  • To provide vaccine-related medical input into all LOC activities

  • To manage a team of Medical Affairs managers, MSLs responsible for vaccine-related medical affairs

  • To interface effectively with regional and global colleagues

  • To plan, implement, coordinate health economic and epidemiological studies

  • T o act as the local medical lead and/or provide local medical oversight for GSK sponsored Phase I-IV clinical studies and selected GSK sponsored EPI studies allocated in the country

  • To be responsible for timely and appropriate communication of clinical study results, including presentation and publication, in compliance with disclosure requirements

  • To provide strategic input in the evidence generation to support Vaccines business in Philippines

Key Responsibilities

1. Scientific Communications

  • Conducts internal and external scientific presentations related to GSK vaccines

  • Conducts scientific engagement with public health authorities in collaboration where appropriate with government affairs

  • Assists in the preparation and submission of local clinical trial reports, manuscripts for publication and abstracts for meetings and conferences

  • Supports investigators and their presentations at selected conferences

2. Medical Affairs

  • Serves as the primary local medical spokesperson for GSK Vaccines in interactions with governments, advisory bodies, health organizations and professionals, mass media, and the public

  • Provides strong technical, medical substance and depth to GSK Vaccines interactions with government

  • Develops and positively reinforces the external scientific standing and credibility of GSK Vaccines among health officials and policy/advisory bodies

3. Medical Input to LOC Activities

  • Contributes to vaccine-related issues management, including interactions with external experts, regulatory authorities, medical organizations, and the public

  • Provides expert medical input for all LOC vaccine-related functions

  • Provides Vaccines with medical input for strategic marketing planning

  • Participates in Clinical / Commercial / Regulatory (CCR ) meetings and inter-departmental cooperation in relation to vaccines

  • Supports all new vaccines launches

  • Contributes to the development, organization, and implementation of vaccine product, safety, and other relevant training activities

  • Responsible for medical review and approval of local materials and responses to challenges according to SOPs, national and international standards

4. Clinical R&D

  • Act as the local medical lead and/or provide local medical oversight for GSK sponsored Phase I-IV clinical studies and selected GSK sponsored EPI studies allocated in the country. Alternatively the MD may nominate other qualified medical staff in the team as the LML if he/she is adequately trained

  • Liaises closely with and supports GSK Vaccines headquarters in the implementation and completion of phase 1 – 4 studies, PMS, and epidemiological projects

  • Reviews and provides medical approval of all research reports and future publications, when required

5. Medical Governance

  • Serves as the ethical guardian for GSK Vaccines in country

  • Ensures the highest standards of medical and scientific accuracy in all vaccine-related communications, including with health care professionals, government, advisory bodies, mass media, and members of the public

6. Local Study Activities

  • Plans and conducts epidemiological studies related to vaccine pipeline and existing products to support Medical Affairs activities

  • Plans and conducts health economic studies in relevant vaccines to support government tender and private market

  • Ensures local vaccine clinical / epidemiological / health economic studies meet the required standards of GCP / GSK SOPs, including approval by the relevant GSK central body

  • Prepares, reviews, and approves local study manuscripts for publication and abstracts for meetings and conferences

7. Regulatory Support

  • Provides medical input into all vaccine-related regulatory submissions

  • Provides proactive medical input into all vaccine-related regulatory issues

  • Develops effective communications and good working relationships with regulatory authorities, always in conjunction with Regulatory Affairs

8. Regional / Global Activities

  • Participates as directed in regional and global Vaccines processes and activities

  • Develops and maintains effective interactions with Vaccines AP regional and country staff

  • Develops and maintains effective interaction with Vaccines central groups and individuals

9. General

  • Develops and maintains a high level of technical expertise in relation to vaccines / immunization

  • Contribute to LOC management processes/activities as appropriate

  • Maintains professional competence and credibility through keeping abreast of the scientific literature, participation in meetings, training, external networking, and selected external clinical / public health engagements as agreed

Why You?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Minimum three (3) years practical medical experience

  • Minimum three (3) years of work experience in pharmaceutical industry with expertise in infectious diseases, vaccines development, epidemiology, or public health

  • People management experience preferred

  • Special knowledge and interest in infectious diseases

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • MBA

  • Excellent understanding of medical functions and medical affairs activities

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills

  • Ability to develop relationships based upon trust and mutual respect

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the most significant changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.


With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.

Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies

GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies

GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.